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Orioles Injury Update: Nick Markakis out with sore shoulder

After being hit with a pitch in last night's game, Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis is out of the lineup with a sore shoulder. Brittany Ghiroli is reporting that though he is out of the lineup tonight, he is expected to be back in the lineup by the weekend. Markakis will be back in the lineup after Thursday's off day. He is pretty sore after being hit under shoulder blade...
Via MLB Injury News
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Chris Davis Helped Rescue Trapped Man From Overturned Truck

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis is using his time wisely during his 25-game suspension. Monday afternoon, just a few days after being suspended by Major League Baseball for amphetamines, Davis found himself in a tricky situation. The O’s slugger reportedly was one of multiple people who helped lift a heavy pickup truck to unpin an accident victim trapped underneath...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Baltimore Orioles celebrate with pies, champagne and laughter

Birdland was rocking on Tuesday night after the Baltimore Orioles clinched their first AL East title since 1997 with an 8-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. In case you missed the action, here's a roundup of the greatest (video and photo) moments from fans and players alike during the celebration. The fans in attendance loved every second of it. And they were out in full...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles clinch AL East

Your browser does not support iframes. The Baltimore Orioles earned their first American League East crown since 1997 with an 8-2 win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years. Ubaldo Jimenez (5-9), making his first start in a month, retired the final 10 he...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards. With their ninth win in 10 games, the Orioles clinched their second playoff appearance in three years following a run of 14 consecutive losing seasons. It’s...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones Pied Random Fans After Orioles Clinch AL East

The Baltimore Orioles clinched their first AL East title for the first time since 1997 after beating the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. Following the game, Adam Jones found several Orioles fans to pie in the face. A much needed victory for the city of Baltimore. [@AdamMcginnis, @ChrisMottram] The post Adam Jones Pied Random Fans After Orioles Clinch AL East appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Orioles clinch first AL East title since 1997

Orioles magic is heading into the Postseason. Baltimore defeated Toronto 8-2 on Tuesday night, clinching their first AL East title since 1997 and making their second Postseason in the last three seasons. The Orioles quickly emerged as the dominant team in the AL East, and first place was theirs for good at the beginning of July.  This season was simply incredible for Baltimore...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Baltimore Orioles

Derek Jeter's team suffered a series opening loss in Tampa Bay last night. Before that, they lost a series finale in Baltimore.  The losses have become almost predictable, so much so that they are hardly news anymore. What is still news is Jeter's farewell tour.  The Orioles threw their hat into the ring on Sunday night.1. A US Navy Captain's hat.2. A bucket of jumbo...
Via Lady At The Bat
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis plays real life hero on 295

photo: camdenchat.com He had his own action figure given out earlier this year. The moniker was given when he began his torrid pace of home runs last year. Chris Davis may be the source of a lot of hot topic media these days, but for a select few he is now a real life hero. According to Roch Kubatko, Chris Davis was involved in a motor vehicle accident today. On his way to the airport...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis helps flip truck over after accident on highway

After accepting a 25-game suspension for testing positive for Adderall, Chris Davis will be away from the Baltimore Orioles for the immediate future. That doesn’t necessarily mean Davis will be out of the news, however. On Monday, the Orioles first baseman found himself in a situation that required assistance, and he provided just that. Terrible […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Baltimore’s Steve Pearce the Most Underrated Player in Baseball?

Most people don’t know his name, but he’s been one of the most important players for the Baltimore Orioles in 2014. Baseball has always loved versatile players. Managers love guys who can play all over the diamond and give them options and versatility, and Orioles 1B/OF Steve Pearce is the type of player every manager would love to have. Click here to read more on numberFire...
Via Batting Leadoff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adam Jones shatters camera behind home plate

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones broke a camera behind home plate with a foul ball during Sunday night's game against the Yankees.During his fourth inning at-bat, Jones hit a 2-1 pitch straight back into the backstop, shattering the camera lens and effectively knocking it out of commission. The foul ball from Jones made for some interesting camera footage. No word as...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Baltimore will make J.J. Hardy a 'fair offer' this offseason

J.J. Hardy has had an interesting year for the Baltimore Orioles. From 2011 to 2013, he averaged 25.6 home runs per season, but this season he has only hit nine. He has seen his average go up from .263 to .279 this season, so he isn't on the decline.#151803146 / gettyimages.comHardy is scheduled to hit the free agent market at the end of the season and the Orioles would like...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Chris Davis suspended 25 games for amphetamines

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis tested positive for amphetamine use, resulting in a 25-game suspension that includes postseason games. The commissioner’s office made the announcement Friday morning, noting Davis’ violation of Major League Baseball’s joint drug prevention and treatment program. The Orioles are on track to a a division title as they are up by 10...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  2 Comments

Chris Davis suspended 25 games for positive amphetamine test

Dan Connelly of the Baltimore Sun broke the news, since confirmed by MLB: Waiting on official word but hearing Chris Davis has tested pos for amphetamines. 25 game suspension — Dan Connolly (@danconnollysun) September 12, 2014 The Orioles have 17 regular season games remaining, so this puts Davis out for the rest of the year, […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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